RTS Chosen by NBC Olympics For Intercom Systems At 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

NBC Olympics has selected an RTS intercom system for its production of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This year will be the first time at the Olympics for RTS' OMNEO media networking architecture technology. Using standard IP Ethernet connections, media products that integrate OMNEO can be assembled into networks of 2 to 10,000 cooperating devices that exchange studio-quality synchronized multichannel audio and share common control systems. OMNEO’s media transport technology is Audinate’s Dante a high-performance, standards-based, routable IP media transport system. OMNEO’s system control technology is Open Control Architecture, or OCA. OCA is an open public standard for the control and monitoring of professional media networks.

RTS has a long-standing relationship with both the NBC Olympics and Sports Group team. Ralph Strader, Director Global Product Management, RTS, said this year NBC Olympics will use his company’s OMNEO networking technology, IP trunking ADAM intercom matrix and intercom panels, as well as the RVON VoIP Card Kit for the ADAM series.

John Pastore, Director of Broadcast Communications for NBC Sports & Olympics, said that by using RTS’ OMNEO and IP Trunking services, they will be able to expand the boundaries of intercom communications during coverage of the Olympic Games.

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